100 Interesting facts about Russia

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

Every day over 9 MILLION passengers ride the Metro, Moscow's vast underground subway system. In a single day, an average of 9915 trains operate between 5am — 1am.

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world.

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

«Alexander and Natalie» located in the famous Arbat Street is the only Moscow fountain with drinking water.

Russia-Culture

Culture

The intelligency level is of Russian people is considered up to 99%. There are more than 600 universities in the country.

Russia-St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the most northern city with population more than 1 million people in the world.

Russia-Nature

Nature

Siberia contains more than 25% of the world's forests.

Russia-Nature

Nature

Siberia occupies about 5.2 million square miles, which roughly corresponds to about 9 percent of  Earth6s dry land mass.

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

Ostanikino Tower is the highest TV tower in Europe. World's tallest self-supporting structure from 1967 to 1975.

Russia-Moscow

Moscow

Kremlin of Moscow is the world  biggest medieval fortress built in XIV-XV centuries

Russia-Sochi

Sochi

Russia is the only country in the world that will host 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games on the Black sea coast in a humid subtropical climate

Russia-GEOGRAPHY

GEOGRAPHY

Russia has Borders with 15 countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Ukraine

Russia-Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov

«Kalashnikov» was originally created in 1947, and has since been in use. In fact, there are more copies made of this rifle than of all other assault rifles in the world COMBINED!

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